youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Thu Nov 10 20:21:07 GMT 2005
On Nov 10, 2005, at 12:06 PM, Alex Kelly wrote:
> On 11/10/05, Alex Zbyslaw <xfb52 at dial.pipex.com> wrote:
>> Alex Kelly wrote:
>>> if you're just interested in seeing if it's there, try this:
>>> find / -name "xorg.conf"
>> locate xorg.conf
>> first. Much quicker. If that doesn't find anything then try
>> find, but
>> with huge disks searching everywhere would take, well, a while.
> this is true and a good tip. it is quicker. however, xorg.conf could
> have been created before his locate database was recomputed to include
> it. figured i'd cover all his bases.
Even quicker method (as compared to refreshing a locate database)
for searching for a .conf file...
find /usr/local/etc /etc -name "BLAH.conf"
One should know that almost all conf files are located in /usr/local/
etc or /etc in FreeBSD.
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